Mesa

A Week In Mesa, AZ, On A $62,000 Salary

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Today: a system analyst who makes $62,000 per year and spends some of her money on a True & Co bra.

Occupation: System Analyst
Industry: Higher Education
Age: 26
Location: Mesa, AZ
My Salary: $62,000 (plus a tuition waiver of $4,763 for the spring semester of grad school, I will get an additional waiver for the summer)
Husband’s Salary: $68,500
Net Worth: -$6,000 (My retirement (401(k) and two IRAs) is around $30,000, and then we have a mix of Fidelity, Ally, and Edward

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